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Pontyates Fire Station​


Pontyates station community area has an approximate  population of 8531, most of this is made up of outlying rural areas which inclued the communities of Ponthenri, Meinciau, Carway, Five Roads and areas of Trimsaran and Pontyberem. The Station has 13 on-call firefighters on its establishment and houses a rescue pump type fire engine.

The main risks are the river Gwendraeth which can on occasion pose a risk from flooding and the network of minor roads that connect the local villages and towns.

Mid and West Wales Fire and Rescue Service is currently recruiting firefighters in the Pontyates area, in particular those who are available from their workplace or home in day time hours. This is a valuable opportunity for those who wish to make a difference in their local community to do so. More recruitment information can be found at or by phoning 01267 226832.

Working together for 2014-2015

Your local firefighters are able to visit your house to provide free home fire safety advice and will supply and install free smoke alarms to keep you and your family safe.
If you would like a free Home Fire Safety visit please call us on 0800 169 1234 or alternatively please complete our online form at​

​Pontyates Fire Station
Heol Meinciau
SA15 5TR

Tel: 0370 6060699